Critical analysis of the International Baccalaureate in Australia
What is it about?
Since 1979, the International Baccalaureate (IB) has grown in Australia to become a significant feature of the Australian educational landscape. It has received little critical research. The growth of the IB in Australia is described and compared to the pattern of regional growth in the Asia-Pacific. Critical analysis of extant research on the IB in Australia is also compared to the contemporary profile. Suggestions for future research are offered.
Why is it important?
The scale of the IB in Australia has not been matched by a comparable research focus, leaving much of its practice in Australia under-researched. An imbalance towards the This analysis identifies a number of critical areas for future research.
The following have contributed to this page: George Odhiambo and Paul Kidson